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4-H Foundation > News > Golfers raise more than $27,000 for Missouri 4-H
June 5, 2015
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Golfers competed for charity at the sixth annual Missouri 4-H Foundation Clover Classic Golf Tournament, June 2 at A. L. Gustin Golf Course in Columbia. Co-presenting sponsors were Monsanto, The Climate Corp. and Great American Insurance-Crop Division.
“It was a very successful day thanks to the tremendous support shown by our 4-H Foundation friends and partners,” said Cheryl Reams, Missouri 4-H Foundation executive director. “With 21 teams participating in support of the University of Missouri Extension 4-H Youth Development program, this year’s tournament raised more than $27,000 for Missouri 4-H programs, the most the tournament has raised to date.”
John Raines, co-chair and ambassador for Monsanto and The Climate Corp., along with Greg Sowder of Great American Insurance-Crop Division, welcomed players, thanking everyone for their ongoing support before challenging teams to compete on behalf of Missouri 4-H youth. Prizewinners of the Championship Flight were “Team 21” and “UMKC.” A-Flight winners were “4-H Director’s Team” and “The Long Shots.”
Foursomes teed off under the banner of hat sponsor Osborn Barr.
Clover Classic Platinum Sponsors were DuPont Pioneer; Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa; FCS Financial; and the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council.
Premium Sponsors included Cargill Pork, LLC; the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources; MFA Inc.; Missouri Farm Bureau; Rain and Hail; Linda J. Scorse, D.V.M.; Kay Sparks; Starline Brass; George Thomas; and Marla Tobin, M.D.
Players enjoyed lunch courtesy of the Missouri Beef Industry Council; the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association; the Missouri Pork Producers Association; and Lutz’s Famous BBQ. Fechtel Beverage & Sales Inc. was the beverage sponsor.
Hole and Team Sponsors included the 4-H Center for Youth Development, Ina Linville; Busch’s Florist; Cotton Producers of Missouri; Crop Insurance-FCS Financial; Denise and Richard Derks; DTN/The Progressive Farmer; Edward Jones, David A. Reid; Exchange Bank of Missouri; FCS Life Express, Doug Van Wyk; Heimer & Associates Inc.; Henderson Implement & Outdoor Power Co.; Dr. Robert E. “Bud” and Betty Hertzog; Joan and John Hickman; Lyle and Velma Houts Family; Robert and Pam Idel; Patricia Koenigsfeld; Laclede Electric Cooperative; Carol and Kevin Langford; Brock and Nancy Lutz; Midwest Dairy Association; Missouri Agribusiness Association; Missouri Corn Growers Association; Missouri Geographic Alliance; Missouri Pork Producers Association; Missouri Ruralist-Farm Progress; Noah’s Ark Veterinary Service; Diane Olson; Ozark Mountain Popcorn; Pioneer, Stephen G. Morfeld; and the Reams Family.
Players won cash and prizes donated by 1canoe2 Letterpress; 4imprint; A. L. Gustin Golf Course; Aetna Foundation Inc.; AgriMissouri; Rachel Augustine; Broadway Brewery; Courtyard Marriott; F & H Food Equipment Co.; Olive Graham; Clay and Dana Haynes; Joan and John Hickman; Kansas City Royals; Les Bourgeois Vineyards; Missouri State Fair; Missouri Wine and Grape Board; St. Louis Cardinals; Target Stores; University Concert Series; Walmart Associates, Columbia; Warm Springs Ranch; and Chris Willow.
The Clover Classic committee was led by co-chairs Bob Idel and John Raines, and included Rachel Augustine, Patricia Koenigsfeld, Cheryl Reams, Kay Sparks, George Thomas, Johanna Thomas, Marla Tobin and Chris Willow.
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